Friday, August 4, 2017

This Week in Pics



Join us in maintaining and creating healthy landscapes by participating in the clean up of Clifton Nature Park!The event will take place from 8 a.m to 12 p.m. Sunday, August 6, 2017, including the opportunity for a descriptive nature walk after pulling weeds and picking up trash. More details at https://goo.gl/Ar1VcM
Nurse-Family Partnership Nurse Michelle Howland, left, her son Jack, Nurse-Family Partnership Nurse Stephanie Mothersell and Nurse-Family Partnership Nurse Melanie Duyvejonck take a break and smile for the camera at the St. Mary's World Breastfeeding Week event.

Women, Infants & Children Nutritionist Kathleen Larson shows off her booth at the St. Mary's World Breastfeeding Week event.


Mesa County Road and Bridge staff sets a grader at the Coffman Road shops, 971 Coffman Road in Whitewater.
The old grader was donated to the Road and Bridge department for restoration and to be used as decoration. It now sits at the entrance to the main shop area.
Mesa County Manager Donna Redd took a selfie with a special guest at the Mesa County Fair. This year's fair festivities concluded on Saturday, July 29. A very big thank you to all staff that worked incredibly hard to put on the fair!
On Thursday, August 3, Mesa County Elections shared a factoid dating back to August 3, 1923,  94 years ago, when the United States' 30th President was inaugurated.  

Meet Mesa County Clerk and Recorder's Office Accountant Bette Meininger!

DHS/WFC 4 Disciplines of Execution Coaches Meeting: Rory Cornelison, Celina Kirnberger, Becca Chase, Jane Hart, Ashley Mow, Sierra Conlon, Melissa Schierland.

A good turn out of job seekers for two hiring events at the Workforce Center on Thursday.

Kasey Watts, left, and Erika Rodriguez from Employment Services meet job seekers with big smiles! 
Mesa County Commissioners are hosting a Community Coffee in Gateway to give residents an opportunity to talk with county officials. The session is open to the public to share their thoughts, ask questions, or just say "hi"!
Construction of the Mesa County Animal Services facility is on track, and we're anticipating opening in late November! This morning crews worked on the repair and installation of ventilation for the shelter.

This week installation of interior wall framing got underway. Progress, progress, progress!
The interior masonry walls at the Animal Services building are going up.

Learn about some of Mesa County’s historic buildings in a presentation set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at the Mesa County Libraries Central Library, 443 N. 6th St. in Grand Junction. Learn more, here.
Here is a volunteer opportunity with Grow Another Row. They need help harvesting 36,000 pounds of apples! Grow Another Row has partnered with many other organizations to form the Community Alliance for Education and Hunger Relief. The Community Alliance is based out of the CSU Western Colorado Research Center in Orchard Mesa. All of the fruit grown at the Research Center that is not needed for study is being harvested by volunteers and donated to hunger relief organizations. Sign up at http://communityalliance.extension.colostate.edu/volunteering/

Commissioners to host Community Coffee in Gateway


Mesa County Commissioners are hosting a Community Coffee in Gateway to give residents an opportunity to talk with county officials.

The session is open to the public to share their thoughts, ask questions, or just say "hi"!

Community members are invited to casually converse with county elected leaders at the Gateway Community Center in Gateway on Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

More events around Mesa County will be added at a later date. Stay tuned.